Israel Explorer
8 days from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
From $ 2199
Duration8 days

Perched at the crossroads of Middle Eastern history for centuries and the spiritual home to Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike, Israel remains a must-visit destination for anyone eager to understand this dynamic, always-changing region. Explore the historic towns of Bethlehem and Nazareth, soak in the energy of vibrant Tel Aviv, and experience a soul-stirring connection to ancient and modern sites and peoples. Thousands of incredible moments, one comprehensive trip.

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  • Duration: 8 days
    Service level: Standard
  • Starts in: Tel Aviv
    Physical Grading: Average
  • Ends in: Jerusalem
    Ages: 12+
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Day 1: Tel Aviv

Start place: Tel Aviv

Depart at any time.

End place: Tel Aviv

Meals: B
Day 2: Tel Aviv/Haifa
This morning explore vibrant Tel Aviv. Enjoy an orientation walk in historic Jaffa before driving up the coast to a Druze community for a local lunch. After, continue to Haifa, beautifully set on the slopes of Mount Carmel facing the Mediterranean Sea.
Meals: B, L
Day 3: Haifa/Nazareth/Galilee
Visit Akko and explore its colourful markets and old city. After, travel to Nazareth where we visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, one of the largest churches in the Middle East. Continue to the Sea of Galilee for the evening. Enjoy lunch with a local Druze family.
Meals: B, L
Day 4: Galilee/Jericho
Tour the Sea of Galilee area, including the Church of Transfiguration and the ruins of Capernaum. Also visit a local Kibbutz to learn about this interesting communal lifestyle. Continue to Jericho for the night.
Meals: B
Day 5: Masada/Dead Sea/Jerusalem
Travel to Masada, and visit the famous rock fortress on a guided tour with our CEO. Opt to hike (or ride) to the top and learn more about this ancient place.

Continue on to the fascinating Dead Sea. Cover yourself in the healing mud, bob like a cork in very salty water, or enjoy a little sunbathing on the shore.
Visit the fortress of Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After, relax at the Dead Sea with time to swim before continuing to Jerusalem for the night. Enjoy a traditional meal with the Bedouins.
Meals: B, D
Day 6: Jerusalem/Negev Desert

Start place: Jerusalem

Travel to biblical Bethlehem and visit the Church of the Nativity before heading to Duhaishe Camp for Palestinian refugees. What started as a camp has become a thriving town and here we learn more about the situation of the Palestinians in Israel and what daily life here is all about.
Visit Bethlehem, the Church of the Nativity and the Duhaishe Camp for Palestinian refugees before heading to the Negev Desert for an overnight in a desert camp.
Meals: B, D
Day 7: Jerusalem

Start place: Jerusalem

Note the minimum age for the beer tasting is 21.
Take a guided walk through the Old City Starting at the Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa mosque courtyard. After, walk along the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Explore the winding alleyways and quarters and continue on to the western wall. This afternoon is free to explore on your own, or opt to visit the Israel museum then stroll through the Yehuds Market walk with beer tasting.

End place: Jerusalem

Meals: B
Day 8: Tel Aviv
There will be the chance to head out for an optional dinner with the group.
Arrive at any time. The international airport is in Tel Aviv – Prebook a transfer from the airport to start your tour in Tel Aviv. This is a vibrant city with much to see and do, we also recommend booking prenights, should you wish to explore and visit the sights in and around Tel Aviv.



  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Druze Village Visit and Traditional Lunch , Isfiya Druze Village
  • Old Jerusalem walking tour
  • Refugee camp community visit
  • Bethlehem visit
  • Dead Sea visit with swim
  • Masada guided tour
  • Sea of Galilee region tour
  • Akko and Nazareth visits
  • Tel Aviv orientation tour including Old Jaffa Port
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Private van, Walking
  • Accommodation

    Hotels (7 nts)

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